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Africa: James Brown and Africa

Categories: Sub-Saharan Africa, D.R. of Congo, Nigeria, History, Music, Sport

Blake Lambert, blogging at Sub-Saharan Africa Roundtable, writes about James Brown's connection to Africa, “Yet JB’s best-known visit to the continent was in 1974 when he performed at a concert as part of the famous “rumble in the jungle” in Kinshasa. Muhammad Ali fought George Foreman in one of the most famous boxing matches of the 20th century.”